Sage - Purple Plant (Salvia officinalis 'Purpurea')
Salvia officinalis 'Purpurea'
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage/Aromatic Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 6-9)
The main culinary varieties popular with onions for poultry stuffing and for flavouring rich meats like pork or duck. Also in homemade sausage, omelettes, cheese and bean dishes. Sage tea gargle is valuable for sore throat. Aromatic purple foliage. Used in stuffings, sausages, omelettes, soups, stews. Winter mulch.
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